Minimum String Distance (MSD) Download Web Page

This is the download page for the software used to compute the mininum string distance (MSD) between two text string, as described in Measuring errors in text entry tasks: An application of the Levenshtein string distance statistic, the paper by myself and William Soukoreff published in the proceedings of CHI 2001.

The software was written in Java. The download includes the source and class files as well as documentation explaining the operation and use of the software.

  • Zip file (includes everything you need): click here
To get started, just unzip the files into a directory and open MSD.html in a browser.

If you have any problems, questions, or comments, please let me know.

Good luck,

Scott MacKenzie (